Introduction. How to get the most out of this book. The international dimension: Illustration and education; Illustration and professional practice; Projects. Imaginary worlds: Folklore; Science fiction; Virtual worlds; Unexpected images; Projects. Head, heart and hand: Head; Heart; Hand; Global responsibilities; Projects. Social commentary and history: Art and industry; The satirical cartoon; Visual codes; Projects. A universal language: Diagrams; East/West dialogues; Cultural roadmaps; Make 'em laugh; Projects. A global community: World markets; Worldwide collaborations; Collectives; Projects. Appendix. Glossary. Global network charts. Reference material. Contacts. Conclusion. Acknowledgements. Working with ethics.
Mark Wigan is an artist, illustrator and academic. He was an early pioneer of trans-global club art in 1980s New York, London and Tokyo. Mark's work has evolved into a multimedia archive, chronicling the changing worlds of club culture and street style. For the past ten years, he has been lecturing worldwide and has led illustration programs at a range of universities.
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